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Spirit's Special MD-83 At LAX  
User currently offlineUdo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1188 times:

Right now I'm on holiday in Greater L.A. and often watch the traffic going to LAX.
For three consecutive days, I have now seen Spirit's specially painted MD-83 approaching to LAX at about 07.15pm.
I didn't know that they fly to LAX, I thought they only serve East Coast destinations.
Does anybody know more? Thanks!

Regards
Udo

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User currently offlinePablo From Argentina, joined Sep 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 1168 times:

spirit provides a daily flight to LAX from Detriot, i have read on their wedsite that they are going to expand to offer more flights to LAX
check out the website: www.spiritair.com


User currently onlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6500 posts, RR: 55
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1159 times:

They get more use of the aircraft when they fly to LAX in the evening. Otherwise it would just be sittng on the ground in Detroit. The return flight leaves aroun 2300. JetBlue has a similiar flight from JFK to ONT, but it arrives there at around 2200, so no good picture taking oppurtunities.   I think may Midway may start doing something similiar from RDU when they get more 737-700s. The777Man


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User currently offlineFalcon Flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1323 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1148 times:

Midway may start service to the West Coast with the 737s, but if I'm not mistaken, LAX falls under a "non-compete" clause according to their initial agreement with AMR when they moved to RDU, as does MIA and DFW.


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